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Home Depot investigates possible payment data breach

The retailer is working with law enforcement and banking partners to investigate...

Apple blames leaked nude celebrity photos on 'targeted attack'

There was no iCloud breach, the company claims...


Hackers make drive-by download attacks stealthier with fileless infections

New attacks with the Angler exploit kit inject code directly in browser processes without leaving files on disk, a researcher found...

Namecheap says accounts compromised in hacking incident

The attackers are likely using a large list of credentials compiled by a Russian gang, Namecheap said...

Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

Hackers may have the upper hand for years as the retail industry slowly upgrades its systems, analysts said...

Reconnaissance code on industrial software site points to watering hole attack

Attackers are using a sophisticated Web-based tool to gather information on potential targets, researchers from AlienVault said...

Europol launches international cybercrime task force

The FBI and the UK National Crime Agency are part of the team...

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Hillary Clinton: 'Our technology companies are not part of our government'

US companies are being unfairly tarred for perceived cooperation with the government, she said...

Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla project

It's the second database exposure incident reported by the organization in a month...

FBI, Secret Service studying 'scope' of reported bank cyberattacks

The attacks are believed to have affected at least five US financial institutions...

Retailers urged to defend against 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware

The PCI Security Standards Council says the Backoff malware is 'a very real threat'...

Vulnerabilities on the decline, but risk assessment is often flawed, study says

The number of vulnerabilities could reach a three-year low in 2014, but correctly assessing their risk can be hard, IBM researchers said...

New malvertising campaign hit visitors of several high-profile sites

Attackers redirected users to Web-based exploits by pushing malicious advertisements onto popular sites, researchers from Fox-IT said...

Netflix open sources internal threat monitoring tools

The tools are designed for monitoring emerging security issues on the Web...

Hackers prey on Russian patriotism to grow the Kelihos botnet

A recent spam campaign encouraged Russian speakers to install malware on their computers to participate in DDoS attacks, researchers said...

Firefox OS to outdo Android on granular application permissions

Users will be able to revoke permissions previously granted to apps starting with Firefox OS 2.1...

Netcore, Netis routers have hardcoded password, Trend Micro says

More than two million of the devices on the Internet may be vulnerable...

California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

The law is likely to affect smartphones sold around the world...

Report: NSA built 'Google-like' search engine for metadata

ICReach sought to provide easy access to billions of pieces of communications metadata...

PlayStation network back online after DDoS attack

Sony saw no evidence of any unauthorized access to users’ personal information...

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